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Wilmette Institute Continues to Experiment with On-Site/Online Courses—This Time in Canada

From time to time the Wilmette Institute has experimented with courses that combine on-site presentations and on-line units. In September and October 2017, the Institute partnered with Spiritual Assemblies in Saskatoon and Edmonton, Canada, and offered combined courses with two

A Different Web Talk: Bahá’u’lláh’s Seven Valleys and Seven Caribou Spirit Bowls

REALLY ENJOYED the Webinar . . . on one Indian artist´s perspective on The Seven Valleys . . . different from the usual Webinar and therefore, for me, refreshing. Thank you so very much for providing us with these informative and

Wilmette Institute Sets $100,000 Fund-Raising Goal

For the fiscal year 2017–18, the Wilmette Institute Board has set a fund-raising goal of $100,000.00 The current goal, which is $45,000 higher than last year’s, is a response to the Institute’s agreement with the United Theological Seminary of the

Abdu’l-Missagh Ghadirian, “Materialism and Discontent: Bahá’í Perspectives”

Sunday, June 17, 2018, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk The talk explores materialism with a specific view on moral and social consequences of a materialistic mindset and Bahá’í perspectives on

Robin Chandler, “Baha’i Identity: Conscientious Spirituality and the Games People Play”

Sunday, September 9, 2018, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk In troubling times such as these, being a Bahá’í is a spiritual privilege. Our concerns about the collapse of societies worldwide

Kevin Locke

bio and photo forthcoming.

Peter Adriance

Peter Adriance served for 26 years as Representative for Sustainable Development in the U.S. Bahá’í Office of Public Affairs, located in Washington, DC. Until he retired in 2016, he represented the Bahá’í International Community and the Bahá’ís of the U.S.

“Islam: An Exploration” PowerPoint Shared with Community Fireside

Sanjida Cabot, from Islip, New York, USA, is a physician and the mother of twin toddlers. She has been a Bahá’í since 2011. Before that she grew up as Bangladeshi-American Muslim. She was born and raised in Ohio and, by

Gregory Dahl, “Globalization and Current Events: A Baha’i Perspective”

Sunday, February 12, 2017 Watch the talk on YouTube Watch the Questions and Answers on YouTube View the PowerPoint for Globalization and Current Events in pdf As the world around us grows ever more dangerous and the voices of contention, discord

Leslie Asplund

Leslie Moulton Asplund, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist and licensed social worker in private practice and currently living on Camano Island, Washington, USA. She co-owns Spirit Ridge Counseling with her husband, Kurt ( Leslie was Adjunct Faculty for many years at